NTSB Identification: FTW86FRD17.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31038.
Accident occurred Monday, June 30, 1986 in RAYVILLE, LA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N964X
Injuries: 1 Minor.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE ACFT CRASHED DURING TAKEOFF AFTER LOSING PWR DURING A TURN AT 150 FT AGL. THE PLT SAID THAT THE ACFT STALLED AND HIT IN A COTTON FIELD ABOUT 1/4 MILE FROM THE ARPT. THE PLT ALSO SAID OIL HIT THE WINDSHIELD ABOUT 3 SECONDS BEFORE PWR FAILURE. THE ACFT WAS LOADED WITH 1600 LBS OF FERTILIZER. THE PLT SAID THAT EARLIER RECOGNITION OF THE POTENTIAL LOSS OF PWR COULD HAVE POSSIBLY PREVENTED THIS ACCIDENT. THE PWR LOSS CAUSE IS UNDETERMINED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:MANEUVER..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND
STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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